M3i Zero (GMP-Z003) LED light stays on while flashing

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  1. fatalenigma
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    fatalenigma Newbie

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    I've reformatted my 2GB MircoSD with the Panasonic program.
    I got the latest f_core.dat on my microsd and it's still not flashing.
    I'm sure nothing's wrong with the power cable because I just opened the box.

    Any ideas? I'm in desperate need of help. This is a Christmas gift for my little brother.
     
  2. dysan

    dysan GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    try holding the connection cable at different angles....it's pretty fidgety that one,needs an exact angle or else it won't work.
     
  3. LxTrix

    LxTrix GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Having this same issue, holding it at different angles didn't help.
     
  4. jesquinas

    jesquinas GBAtemp Regular

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    You must move the power cable until the light begins flashing.It was my case with a DSI XL.I think that this is the problem.
    Another thing: format the microSD in FAT32 format.
     
  5. LxTrix

    LxTrix GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    ANy certain direction or advice you can give on the movement of the upgrade cable thing?
     
  6. chiark

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    I bought 4, and had one that behaved like this despite the fact the other cards worked fine. If I put a little pressure on the back of the device it occasionally would work, but it's not reliable. I sent it back as faulty and it was replaced.

    Sorry, not terribly helpful I realise, but if the light is lighting up then it's getting power. As long as f_core.dat is in the root directory of the SD it should flash fine. My cards are formatted with FAT (FAT16) rather than FAT32 and that doesn't cause a problem.
     
  7. LxTrix

    LxTrix GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I am going to send it back.
     
  8. erradicator

    erradicator Newbie

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    *solved*